North Hertfordshire and Stevenage residents can take advantage of £3 cinema tickets this weekend as Broadway Cinema in Letchworth and Cineworld in Stevenage celebrate National Cinema Day.

On Saturday, September 2, hundreds of cinemas across the UK will be taking part in the initiative which has been organised by the UK Cinema Asociation.

Now in its second year, National Cinema Day encourages people to support their local cinema by buying tickets to see the latest blockbuster for just £3.

Jason Valentine, venues manager for Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, said: “We’re thrilled that Broadway Cinema will be taking part in National Cinema Day once again.

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"It’s a wonderful occasion to celebrate cinema-going, there’s nothing like grabbing your popcorn and watching a film on the big screen.

"On Saturday the 2nd, film fans can enjoy several great movies with tickets on sale for just £3.”

Both Broadway and Cineworld will be showing a range of films on the day, including new releases Barbie and Oppenheimer, as well as classics such as Pulp Fiction and Jurassic Park.

Tickets can be bought online for movies at Broadway Cinema and Cineworld.